The connected company
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
This kind of rebuilding goes by many names, including re-organization, reengineering, right-sizing, flattening and so on. believe we can. Right?
The future is podular
APRIL 18, 2011
The future is podular , originally uploaded by dgray_xplane. How do you embed that kind of agility into the DNA of your company?
OCTOBER 11, 2010
Organizational metaphors (ways of organizing services) include the factory, the public utility, parallel universes and so on.
Communication Nation: Visual thinking practice: How to draw a stick dog
OCTOBER 16, 2007
An organized mess. Communication Nation Communication is one of the most important skills anyone can have, in business and in life. Hey there!
Toward a theory of information relativity
JUNE 29, 2009
Information is data that has been organized so that it is useful, usually because of relational connections – also called “know-what.” Always.
Communication Nation: What do you love?
NOVEMBER 11, 2007
Communication Nation Communication is one of the most important skills anyone can have, in business and in life. This blog is dedicated to that effort.
Free the facts!
JANUARY 17, 2009
Join the Alliance for Taxpayer Access , a diverse and growing alliance of organizations representing taxpayers, patients, physicians, researchers, and institutions that support open public access to taxpayer-funded research. Facts are an important element of any decision-making process. Is there a "keeper of the facts?" Write your U.S.
Nancy Duarte on her new book, Resonate
OCTOBER 11, 2010
Once I started to see the principles applied in organizations, the slides looked great but it was really the content that was a mess. and noon.
Why you need to go to VizThink 09
JANUARY 26, 2009
Dave Davison sketches , originally uploaded by dgray_xplane. VizThink is exactly the opposite. It's a conference about differences.
XPLANE joins Dachis Group
APRIL 26, 2010
I have a big announcement to make today. want to take a moment to share what this means for XPLANE and our customers, and why I am excited about it.
Excerpt, OSS SabotageManual
DECEMBER 3, 2009
ExcerptOSSSabotageManual , originally uploaded by @bfchirpy. Thanks @bfchirpy for this little gem.
APRIL 10, 2008
I'll be using it to talk about the book I'm writing and organize the ideas. New website! originally uploaded by dgray_xplane.
Visualizing information: A workshop with Dave Gray and Karl Gude
APRIL 2, 2008
Karl was the Graphics Director for Newsweek until recently, when he left to focus on teaching at Michigan State University. Click here to register
Communication Nation: Affinity mapping
DECEMBER 6, 2007
Its a great way to get the power of a group working for you to organize information and ideas. This blog is dedicated to that effort.
Communication Nation: Two versions of Googles master plan
OCTOBER 29, 2007
From [link] "Googles mission is to organize the worlds information and make it universally accessible and useful." Join the conversation!
Communication Nation: My sessions at VizThink: What do YOU think?
OCTOBER 16, 2007
Every large organization these days has a "vision statement" -- ITS A VISION PEOPLE! Engaging your organization. Join the conversation!
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JANUARY 16, 2016
Quoted at length from Self-organization of complex, intelligent systems: an action ontology for transdisciplinary integration , Francis Heylighen , Integral Review : A mobilization system would combat this confused and unproductive way of acting by redirecting effort in the most efficient way at the most important issues.
The post-hierarchical organization
OCTOBER 23, 2014
With an external environment that is highly connected, organizations have to get connected inside. Hierarchies are good for command and control.
self-organization is the future
MAY 4, 2016
It all hinges on individuals taking control of their learning, and organizations giving up control. ” – Isaac Asimov.
OCTOBER 4, 2013
Lateral organizations, or more egalitarian structures, have been the exception. He speculated that it was a fragile form. Wirearchy
Creating the AAA Organization
NOVEMBER 2, 2014
They need to both work in their hierarchy and in a self-organizing network simultaneously ! – Valdis Krebs, Orgnet. – Jon Husband.
Why Organizations Don’t Learn
OCTOBER 21, 2015
Where organic, bottom-up meets corporate top-down. The resemblance of their suggestions and the content of Real Learning is uncanny. India.
Networked individuals trump organizations
MAY 21, 2013
As hyperlinks subvert hierarchy , so does work fragmentation subvert organizations. Stowe Boyd. – Ross Dawson.
APRIL 17, 2014
The opposite of ‘routine’ is ‘original’ Labour is routine. Talent is original. Labour is viewing humans as resources.
Reinventing Organizations – Review
MAY 19, 2014
What is a “Teal Organization”? Evolutionary purpose: let the organization adapt and grow, not be driven. That’s it.
Calling Frederic Laloux Of Reinventing Organizations
MAY 31, 2015
Dear Frederic, I read your book, Reinventing Organizations. 31 May, 2015. Regardless, there are parts of your book I rather enjoyed.
Building the network era organization
OCTOBER 15, 2014
Part of the shift that organizations will have to make in the network era will be not only to add new dimensions, but to retrieve some old ones.
Organize for Complexity
MAY 1, 2014
” Well I think Niels has answered much of that question himself, in his recent book Organize for Complexity.
no organization is an island
JULY 16, 2015
Organizations are alive when people can exert their autonomy in ethical practice. The organization must be alive. No Man is an Island.
The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization
DECEMBER 15, 2015
The growing demand for T-shaped skills points to the rise of the T-shaped organization. Brown offers a very good answer to these questions.
self-organization and self-reflection
DECEMBER 4, 2015
That is when it dawned on us that here was the self-organizing plural sector in action. call these Friday’s Finds. So how do we do that?
The Coherent Organization
NOVEMBER 14, 2012
This post continues an ongoing conversation about The Coherent Organization. The article describes The Coherent Organization , the Internet Time Alliance ‘s shorthand for a company where individuals are aligned with the organizational mission and information flows from outside in and back again in ways that accelerate work.
the keystone of the intelligent organization
JUNE 8, 2015
The intelligent organization is based on a simple structure that has the flexibility to deal with complex situations.
organizations are people
MARCH 11, 2016
” 8 Symptoms Of Organizations On The Cusp Of Change by @MarkRaheja. call these Friday’s Finds. That is entirely up to us. Friday's Finds
The Human-Centered Organization
MAY 18, 2016
While I want L&D to lead the way (as those are the folks I know), it’s really about leading the way to an organization that’s aligned with us , with people. The point being, as we reorganize work to tap into the best of us, we’re creating organizations that are humane in a very specific, and hopefully deep, sense.
Perhaps the Purpose of an Organization?
OCTOBER 8, 2014
The yin-yang relationship between an engaged organization and an impeccable level of customer service just might be the new purpose of an organization.
Creating More Intelligent Organizations
DECEMBER 26, 2012
organize these collaborations and enhance them with innovative IT-based. collaborating via the Internet, in order to understand how to best.
The Organization as a Cycling Peloton
APRIL 23, 2013
This got me thinking about one of my favourite personal passions (cycling) and our corporate organizations. What’s a peloton? Do You?
Organizing for diversity and complexity
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
It comes down to the fact that what we know and do inside our organizations is insufficient to address external complexity or to be innovative.
Leadership, Connectivity, Execution, Organization
JULY 21, 2011
Metaphors that provide the common mental frameworks for our organizations are also powerful tools. Focus is on Doing, not Goals.